NASA is funding a 3D food printer, and it'll start with pizza -
NASA is funding research into 3D-printed food. Mechanical engineer Anjan Contractor received a $125,000 grant from the agency to build a prototype 3D printer with the aim of automating food…
Justice Department Seizes AP Journalists' Phone Records -
Yahoo poised to buy Tumblr for rumoured $1.1bn
Hmm, where’s my piece of that? I created some of the content here.
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Next Tuesday, at a brand new venue in San Francisco, the SFJAZZ Center, I’ll report on the story so far and where it is heading over the next century or two.
“Reviving Extinct Species,” Stewart Brand, SFJAZZ Center, Hayes Valley, San Francisco, 7pm, Tuesday, May 21. The show starts promptly at 7:30pm.
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• Long Now Members can use the discount code on the Brand Seminar page to reserve 2 free seats.
• You can purchase tickets for $15 each.
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Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram | ExtremeTech -
A bioengineer and geneticist at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have successfully stored 5.5 petabits of data — around 700 terabytes — in a single gram of DNA, smashing the previous DNA data density record by a thousand times.
This! just this! I can’t wait for this to be available and the bio hacks that can come from it.
(Source: err0x00, via shamefullyinspired)
Capture yourself in 3D Space. App scans surfaces in 3 dimensional space using Kinect, and stores the 3d mesh into specified file format. The file can then be viewed or imported to other 3D softwares like Blender and Meshlabs to be used for other applications like games and movie making.
> This app turned out to be a mistake. I’m not sure if it wants a Xbox only
> Kinect or what, but I’m not alone in not being able to make it work..
> “Ouch” says my pride,
FBI says it doesn't need a warrant to snoop on private email, social network messages | ZDNet -
An FBI guidance manual says the law enforcement agency is able to access U.S. residents’ email, Facebook and Twitter messages, and private documents, without breaching the Fourth Amendment.
This disturbs me greatly